At almost five square miles and nearly 3,200 acres, EASTMARK is one of the state’s most family-friendly spots to call home. It was created with the idea that a community means connecting, after all. In its first two phases of development, Eastmark will have more than 21 parks and nearly 1,750 home sites. Eight builders now offer more than 50 home plans in a dozen architectural styles. Eastmark sets itself apart with kid-approved features like the one-half-acre “Orange Monster,” a huge play-net masterpiece which recently opened; The Eastmark Great Park, planned for 106 acres; and the interactive water play area and splash pad. eastmark.com.